Friday, October 07, 2016

Nvidia SoC for Self-Driving Cars

Nvidia Unveils System on a Chip for Self-Driving Cars | News & Opinion |

"...self-driving cars need lots of computing power. So the GPU giant today unveiled Xavier, its latest supercomputer for autonomous vehicles.
Xavier is a system on a chip (SoC), complete with a GPU, a custom eight-core CPU architecture, and a new computer vision accelerator. The processor can crunch through 20 trillion operations per second while consuming only 20 watts of power."

Nvidia Xavier

"Bots are new Apps" & HP Print Bot

New Microsoft is all about AI, and Bots are part of that.

There will be many domain specific bots soon, like HP's Print Bot for Facebook Messenger.

Microsoft CEO Nadella: 'Bots are the new apps'

Microsoft Bets On Chatbots As New Way To Interact With Devices and Applications

HP Print Bot @ Facebook

HP Developer Portal | Facebook announces HP Print Bot at F8

AI: Samsung += Viv

Samsung Electronics to acquire artificial intelligence firm Viv, run by Siri co-creator | Reuters

"Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it is acquiring U.S. artificial intelligence (AI) platform developer Viv Labs Inc, a firm run by a co-creator of Apple Inc's Siri voice assistant program.

Samsung said in a statement it plans to integrate the San Jose-based company's AI platform, called Viv, into the Galaxy smartphones and expand voice-assistant services to home appliances and wearable technology devices."